The table below looks at the statistics for CCSA in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCSA over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Check Point Certified Security Administrator (CCSA)
Rank 252 - 268
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCSA 14 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% - 0.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.60% - 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 14
Average salary £45,000 - £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.97% -8.23%
CCSA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Qualifications Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2339 2076 2750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 30.84% 29.08% 30.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1819 1731 2366
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,928 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCSA Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CCSA
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCSA across the East of England region.

CCSA Salary Trend in the East of England

CCSA
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCSA within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Suffolk - 10 £45,000 -
Bedfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
CCSA
England

CCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing CCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSA.

1 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
2 22 (88.00%) CCSE
3 20 (80.00%) LAN
3 20 (80.00%) WAN
4 19 (76.00%) Firewall
4 19 (76.00%) Network Security
5 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
6 15 (60.00%) Cisco
7 14 (56.00%) VPN
8 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
9 12 (48.00%) CCNP
10 11 (44.00%) Windows
11 10 (40.00%) SSL
11 10 (40.00%) Wireless
11 10 (40.00%) IPsec
11 10 (40.00%) SSH
11 10 (40.00%) Sourcefire
11 10 (40.00%) PKI
12 8 (32.00%) CCDP
13 7 (28.00%) CCNA
13 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 6 (24.00%) OSPF
14 6 (24.00%) BGP
15 5 (20.00%) Network Management
16 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
16 4 (16.00%) MPLS
16 4 (16.00%) Juniper
16 4 (16.00%) CCDA
16 4 (16.00%) Microsoft

CCSA
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East of England region citing CCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (80.00%) LAN
1 20 (80.00%) WAN
2 19 (76.00%) Firewall
2 19 (76.00%) Network Security
3 14 (56.00%) VPN
4 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (40.00%) SSL
5 10 (40.00%) Wireless
5 10 (40.00%) IPsec
5 10 (40.00%) SSH
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (24.00%) OSPF
7 6 (24.00%) BGP
8 4 (16.00%) MPLS
9 3 (12.00%) Wireshark
9 3 (12.00%) tcpdump
10 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (4.00%) FirePass
10 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 13 (52.00%) Security Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Security Consultant
4 5 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (16.00%) Network Support
5 4 (16.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (8.00%) Analyst
7 2 (8.00%) Network Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) Operations Analyst
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (4.00%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) PKI
2 3 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) Network Management
2 4 (16.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.00%) Change Control
5 1 (4.00%) WAN Optimisation
5 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Information Security
5 1 (4.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 22 (88.00%) CCSE
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (48.00%) CCNP
4 8 (32.00%) CCDP
5 7 (28.00%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (28.00%) CCNA
6 4 (16.00%) CCDA
7 3 (12.00%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (4.00%) CCIP
8 1 (4.00%) MCSE
8 1 (4.00%) MCSA
8 1 (4.00%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
3 10 (40.00%) Sourcefire
4 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) F5
6 1 (4.00%) Brocade
6 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.00%) Nokia
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.00%) IBM
6 1 (4.00%) VMware